the remnants of what was hurricane manuel now impacting the states, brought five to seven inches of rain to texas. now moving eastward. this is water vapor imagery. the brighter aspects, that's where there's the most moisture in the air dumping the greatest amount of rain. you can see look at the front, it is all pushing eastward. everyone will get into it on the eastern seaboard. it will move through this afternoon and into tonight and tomorrow. it clears the northeast coast tomorrow. still hugs the southeast with about three to five inches of rain here on the coast to one to three inches in atlanta, georgia, points east. rain in colorado, mexico, china, even the southeast u.s. >> it has been a tough past couple weeks in so many regions. thanks so much. >>> the government, u.s. government inching closer to a shutdown with nine days left to reach a deal on a budget. house republicans passed a plan, but it includes a big problem for democrats. it would strip funding for the health care reform law. erin mcpike joins me now from washington. what's the latest on the political fight? >> repor
the storm is now a hurricane manuel. we'll tell you where it's headed next. >>> hurricane manuel hammering parts of mexico right now. hurricane made landfall again today in northwestern mexico and is heading inland. dozens of people are mizing after a mudslide buried homes in the small mexican village. some 40,000 tourists, many of whom are americans are stranded right now in acapulco. one woman said she has been stuck there for days. >> we tried to leave on monday. after we all got together in the car to go, and the road was blocked. we didn't get further than a mile. >> she says her situation is better than many others suffering there in mexico. manuel is just the latest punch from this deadly trio of storms that have slammed mexico in recent days. at least 80 people have been killed. >>> and to colorado where thousands of people are homeless from the widespread flooding, and to find out how you can help, go to our impact your world page on either of these tragedies. go to cnn.com/impact. just ahead, a gripping intervi
story we're going to be watching is all that leftover monsoonal moisture and tropical moisture from manuel, making it through texas where they've had drought conditions. the reason that is important, the soil cannot handle all that water. we are going to talk about flooding concerns and runoff with heavy rain expected in the area. this is what we're talking about anywhere from 3 to 6 inches of rain towards houston and arkansas, even louisiana, dealing with that heavy rain, i'm sure we'll be talking about flooding in a couple of days, carol. >> not good. indra petersons, thanks so much. >>> a lot of people are calling a dairy queen manager a true inspirati inspiration. his random act of kindness has gone viral on facebook. now people like warren buffett are calling on him to say thank you. here's susan elizabeth littlefield from wcco in minnesota with more. >> i bet you i had 20 some phone calls and like yahoo! news called. >> reporter: what happened last week has people talking, and wanting to speak to him. >> he did reach me. thank you very much. it means a lot. >> reporter: a summer vete
hurricanes ingrid and manuel have affected more than a million people and now a third tropical system is developing off mexico's yucatan peninsula. >>> a fire engulfs a chemical plant northwest of oklahoma city and forces the evacuation of nearby homes. the fire at the danlin industries plant is now out. the cause is still under investigation. amazingly no injuries are reported. the company supplies specialty chemicals to the oil and gas industry. >>> a bit of better news out of washington today. the u.s. navy yard is now open for business. as you know, it's been closed since aaron alexis shot and killed 12 people in building number 197. although that's better news, there is still so many unanswered questions. we now know aaron alexis' mental health was crumbling, his paranoia making his delusional and even more dangerous. yet three days after his murderous rampage, investigators still can't say what turned him into a killer. even his own mother is left with questions. cnn's pamela brown is in washington with more for you. good morning, pamela. >> reporter: good morning to you, carol.
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